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  • FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office

    FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office
    Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region. Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
  • Harford urges residents to be prepared for hurricane season

    This year's hurricane season is expected to be busier than ever and Harford emergency managers are urging residents to be prepared. While Harford was spared from much of the wrath of Superstorm Sandy, images of it and the damage it caused are still fresh...
  • Police say bomb threat at Camden Yards was a hoax

    Police say bomb threat at Camden Yards was a hoax
    After digging through trash cans and scouring with bomb-sniffing dogs, police determined that a Monday night call reporting a bomb inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards was a hoax. Police said they received the bomb threat at around 9 p.m., and...
  • Test explosion at Aberdeen Proving Ground felt, heard for miles Wednesday

    The federal government may still be in shutdown mode, but that is not stopping testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground. A test explosion Wednesday afternoon was heard and felt in areas of Baltimore County, as far away from APG as Carney, White Marsh,...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington'
    I’m going to begin by saying that I was not sure about this episode from the preview. Hostage situation? It’s been done so many times that I feared that we may be getting the first predictable episode of “Scandal” ever....
  • Amtrak transfers passengers after train stalls in Joppatowne

    An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning. When local a emergency crew arrived on the...
  • Fireworks detonate in Fallston mailbox

    Fireworks were set off in a Fallston mailbox Wednesday night, prompting an investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's bomb squad. Five firefighters responded to the 3200 block of Canterbury Lane at 10:55 p.m. after a blast was reported from...
  • Ulman announces Howard County program to commercialize inventions

    Ulman announces Howard County program to commercialize inventions
    If RoboSally, a bomb-defusing robot with humanlike hands, is any indication, the future may be coming a little faster to Howard County. County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday a new partnership between the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
  • Air National Guard jet drops practice bomb on Eastern Shore

    Air National Guard jet drops practice bomb on Eastern Shore
    No one was injured when a Maryland Air National Guard jet inadvertently dropped a practice bomb over the Eastern Shore on Thursday night, a spokesman said. The nonexplosive BDU-33 training ordnance struck the parking lot of a Queen Anne's County...
  • Soda bottle bombs found in front of Sykesville homes

    The State Fire Marshal's Office is seeking information on who placed "soda bottle bombs" in front of three Sykesville area homes over the weekend. Between 2 and 4 a.m. Sunday, unknown suspects placed the devices on sidewalks in front of three Sykesville...
  • Dropping bombs on empty buildings to send Syria a 'message' makes no sense

    Dropping bombs on empty buildings to send Syria a 'message' makes no sense
    One would think in the age live in our political leaders down the road in Washington would seriously seek answers to the debacle in Syria rather than "strategically" drop bombs on empty buildings. But here we go again ("Amid doubts, Obama and Cameron make...
  • Sun beats the drums of war

    Sun beats the drums of war
    Thanks to The Sun I now know what it may have been to read the paper in 1898 prior to the Spanish American War ("Punishing Syria," Aug. 27). Your editorial was all that yellow journalism could be, waving the bloody flag, citing massacres that no one could...